Claire Papell, 22, usually spends the summer resting her eyes, clearing her mind, and recharging for another busy year at college. This year, she dedicated eight weeks to intensive research on advocacy for transgender children. It was no holiday. “I expected to work really hard and I did!” she exclaimed. […]

Tuesday’s midterm elections saw a steady turnout of voters at New Paltz Middle School. Electoral inspectors opened the polling place doors at 6 a.m., with hundreds of people passing through them before noon. New Paltz Town Supervisor Toni Hokanson was among the voters. She said the 50 percent turnout in […]